Bear Creek Watershed Education Partners

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Join BCWEP as a member!

Many local teachers, agencies, organizations and educators choose to become BCWEP members. Membership dues are $15.00 per academic year.  To register, download the registration form, fill it out and email or send it to us with $15 payment. You can pay your $15.00 membership dues with PayPal using the "subscribe" button below, or you can send us a check.

Member Services & Benefits

Get to know your watershed! The Bear Creek Virtual Watershed Tour is an educational resource designed to guide students through the Bear Creek Watershed by introducing them to important plants, wildlife and geologic features of this region. The Virtual Watershed Tour is in power point form, and is designed for use in the classroom. It is available on a CD, free of charge, to BCWEP members and is also downloadable from our website.

Members are eligible for grant-dependent support with monitoring, restoration and other service-learning projects. An example would be obtaining funding to buy native plants for a riparian restoration project.

BCWEP can coordinate community service, enhancement, restoration & monitoring projects for members. We provide technical assistance for project design and implementation and help you network with the appropriate agencies and organizations.

BCWEP members participate in our annual Watershed Education Symposium free of charge. This is a fabulous opportunity for teachers to present science projects students have developed and to introduce students to a wide variety of watershed education opportunities presented by local agencies and organizations.

We provide access to equipment and reference materials for watershed monitoring and riparian enhancement projects in cooperation with the SOU Environmental Education Program and Jackson Education Service District. BCWEP can provide testing and collection supplies, kits, nets, waders, rubber boots, amphibian kits, maps, microscopes and much more. Please check with the BCWEP coordinator for an updated list of available equipment.